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it's the funding fight that could lead to another government shutdown. conservative lawmakers lead the charge to defund planned parenthood. staying silent. donald trump doesn't step in when a questioner says president obama is a muslim. >> we know our current president is one. you know he is not even an american. ball is out! it is picked up by the broncos roby and he's in the end zone for an unbelievable touchdown! >> and kc collapses! the denver broncos stage a stunning come-from-behind victory against the chiefs in the final minute of "thursday night football." this is the "cbs morning
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news" for friday, september 18th, 2015. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. we begin in washington where it is deja vu all over again. another down to the wire budget battle that threatens to shut down the government in less than two weeks. the trigger this time is the funding of planned parenthood. many conservative republicans want the funding cut off and are willing to close shop if it's not. >> reporter: the push against planned parenthood is gaining strength in the house. >> instead of dealing with the economy of our country, republicans are up to some more of their -- i don't know how to even describe it. insults, lack of respect for women. >> reporter: gop lawmakers are outraged over this summer's release of secretly recorded videos showing planned parenthood executives discussing the use of aborted fetus in
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medical research. house republicans want to end all government funding for planned parenthood. there was widespread criticism of the organization at wednesday's gop presidential debate. >> we shouldn't be sending 500 million dollars of taxpayer money to fund ongoing criminal enterprise. >> this is not the character of our nation and if we cannot stand up and force president obama to veto this bill, shame on us. >> reporter: house leaders will try to push through a temporary funding bill without planned parenthood. speaking in new hampshire, democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton says shutting down the government puts the economy and country in peril. >> shutting down the government is something nobody else in the world really understands. you would volume voluntary do that to yourself? go figure. they show no signs of
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backing down. in a statement last night, they call it a game of chicken with the economy and we cannot accept. last night, at a town hall meeting in new hampshire, republican presidential front-runner donald trump did nothing to correct a questioner who incorrectly stated president obama is muslim. >> the problem in this country, it's called muslims. we know our current president is one. you know he is not even an american. >> we need this question -- the first question -- >> but, any way, we have training camps rolling where they want to kill us. that's my question. when can we get rid -- >> we will be looking at a lot of different things and a lot of people are saying that and a lot of people are saying that bad things are happening out there. we are going to be looking at that and plenty of other things. >> trump was at the center of the birther movement that claims the president wasn't born in the united states.
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back in 2008, republican nominee john mccain handled a similar situation differently. >> i do not believe -- i can't trust obama. i have heard about him. and he's not -- he's a -- he's an arab. he is not -- >> no. >> no? >> no, ma'am, no, ma'am. he's a decent family man, citizen that i just happen to have disagreements with on fundamental issues. >> trump's campaign says his answer about looking into the matter was in response to the idea of muslim training camps in america. coming up on "cbs this morning," more on campaign 2016 as senator and democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders stops by. today, attorneys for former army sergeant bowe bergdahl present their evidence during a pretrial hearing. bergdahl who was taken prisoner by the taliban after leaving his post, is charged with desertion. hena daniels reports. >> reporter: defense attorneys will begin building their case today to keep army sergeant bowe
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bergdahl from facing a military trial. the 29-year-old stands accused of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy for leaving his post in afghanistan in 2009, charges which carry a possible life sentence. on day one of the pretrial hearing yesterday in san antonio, bergdahl sat in court, and sometimes silent and sometimes taking notes. >> it's a very low evidentiary threshold and certainly for that reason, should not be thought of as a trial. >> reporter: prosecutors called three witnesses to the stand, including bergdahl's former platoon leader captain john billings. billings described how thousands of soldiers risked their lives for 45 days to try to find bergdahl in a region known as ied alley. under cross-examination, billings testified he had no idea about bergdahl's mental health his. defense attorneys have not revealed how that could play into their case. they plan to call their own witnesses to the stand today, including major general kenneth dahl who conducted the army's investigation into his
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disappearance. >> you may learn more about what sergeant bergdahl told general dahl. >> bergdahl, who spent nearly five years in taliban captivity after he deserted, has never explained why he left. it's unclear if his attorneys will put him on the stand today. in a highly controversial swap last may, the obama administration traded five taliban pretty muchers being held in guantanamo bay, cuba, in exchange for bergdahl. >> hena daniels in new york, thank you. the last of the hikers killed by floodwaters in utah has been found. searchers went into a narrow canyon in zion national park on thursday where they found the body. the bodies of the other six hikers were found tuesday and wednesday. the flash flooding also killed at least 12 other people, including nine children. the death toll in the california wildfires is rising. two more bodies were found in the ruins.
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a burnt home -- burnt homes in lake county. that brings the death toll to five in two of the worst fires in the state. cooler weather and rain yesterday helped firefighters gain some ground on the blazes that have destroyed more than 800 homes. it is time to get that flu shot. fewer than half of all americans get an annual flu vaccination. on average, the flu kills aboaut 24,000 people a year in the united states. >> there is plenty of flu vaccine out there. and the bottom line is that i hope that everyone does what i've done for myself and my family, get a flu shot to protect yourself, your family, and your community. >> last year's flu season was particularly rough. a harsh new strain of flu appeared after the vaccine was produced. this year's vaccine protects against that strain. overnight, hungary began building a fence along its border with croatia to try to stop the flow of migrants. thousands of migrants have been
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arriving in croatia haepg opingo cross the border into western europe. it's reported some 11,000 in the last two days. this morning, croatia closed all its borders with serbia. pope francis begins a visit to cuba saturday. the pope spoke directly to the cuban people in a message televised on state tv. he told the cubans that jesus loves you very much. vatican officials say the pope's visit is not political but cbs news has learned his speeches will focus on reconciliation between the u.s. and cuba. el he'll hold a mass in havana on sunday. you can watch scott pelley's interview with pope francis on this sunday's "60 minutes" at 7:00/6:00 central here on cbs. coming up on "the morning news," the case against cosby. women speak out in a tv special last night about alleged sex assaults by bill cosby. a boy describes a scary scene after his school bus plunges into a lake. this is the "cbs morning news."
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a school bus filled with kids went off the road and into a lake in florida. the bus was coming from an elementary school when it fell over into the water thursday. one of the students on the bus described what happens. >> when the bus started to accelerating, everything started screaming and we landed in the lake. everyone started crying and they -- some climbed out of the top windows and i got out of the bus first and i started pulling kindergartens right out of the bus. >> rescue workers have accounted for all of the children on the bus and there were no injuries. police are investigating why the driver was unable to control the bus. a friend of the man charged in the charleston church shooting is expected to be arraigned today. joey meek, a friend of dylann roof, was arrested thursday at his north carolina home by the fbi.
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he faces charges of lying to authorities about how much he knew about the attack in june that killed nine people. about 20 students in virginia were suspended for wearing clothing displaying the confederate flag. the students got one-day suspensions for a rally outside of their school in christianberg on thursday. they refused to take off the clothing before entering the school. at least one of the students says that he will wear the confederate flag gear again today. bill cosby's accusers spoke out on tv last night. more than a dozen of the women who accused the comedian of sexual assault were interviewed in a special on a&e. one of the accusers, model and actress beverly johnson, told her story. >> it was like a family member had done something to me. i knew that the kind of person i was dealing with would destroy me. >> some of the women expressed anger that the statute of
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on the cbs "moneywatch," air traffic trouble for american airlines. and oscar maier launches an app, but it is not what you think. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning. federal prosecutors are defending over a deadly defect and critics say it doesn't go far enough. gm will pay 900 million charges to settle charges over faulty ignition cases. it will also pay $575 million to federal civil lawsuits and 124 deaths are linked to the defects and no employees were charged. gm's ceo said yesterday, the company is committed to change from the inside. >> i have said many times, i wish i could turn back the clock. i know you do as well. if we could, we would, but we can't. what we can do is make sure we
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respond in the right way. >> under the deal, an independent monitor will oversee gm's handling of safety problems. the word from the fed, not yet. the federal reserve board is keeping interest rates where they are for now. a decision not to raise interest rates was based on a weakening global economy. following its two-day meeting, the fed did say the u.s. job market is solid. short-term interest rates have been kept at near zero since 2008. stocks on wall street finished mostly down following the fed's announcement. the dow lost 65 points. the s&p was down 5, the nasdaq rose 4. americanairlines still doesn't know what caused a computer glitch that stopped its flights from three airports. american flights to and from dallas, chicago, and miami, were stopped for about two hours yesterday by a computer issue that prevented passengers from checking in. there is no indication that american was hacked. american says 300 flights were delayed. the sports bar chain buffalo
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wild wings is ending its relationship with comedian steve rannazzisi. they will have no commercials featuring him. he was accused of making up that he was at the world trade center when 9/11 attacked. rainbow colored corn chips to support an organization for lesbian teens who have been bullied. bags of doritos with rainbows will be donated $10 to the it gets better project. >> those are definitely going to sell out. speaking of snacks. what is this about oscar mayer and a new app? >> well, the company's love for bacon is taking a romantic turn with new dating app and it's called sizzle. it's designed to connect users with other bacon lovers across the country. it kind of works like tinder. if you both like each other's profiles, you could start messages and getting to know
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each other and then you can meet up for what oscar mayer is called bacon-wrapped face. >> brought together by your mutual love of pork products? that sounds like a solid foundation for a long-lasting relationship, jill? >> a match made in heaven, right? >> or at least made at breakfast. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. when we return, spoiled again. the kansas city chiefs stumble in the closing minutes, giving the broncos a chance for a stunning comeback. ack. to clean the oceans, to start a movement, or lead a country. it may not be obvious yet, but one of these kids is going to change the world. we just need to make sure she has what she needs. welcome to windows 10. the future starts now for all of us.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. not them. although they are special. >> yeah, but. how about that couple? >> hey!
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>> president jimmy carter and his wife rosalynn caught on a kiss cam last night at braves game at turner field. the couple drawing loud cheers. the carter's stayed all nine innings. mr. carter announced last month that he is being treated for cancer. how sweet is that? a memorable finish in the the kickoff of "thursday night football" here on cbs. afc rivals broncos and chiefs meeting in kansas city. the chiefs holding a one touchdown lead in the final minute of the game, but peyton manning drives denver down the field and with 36 seconds down left, he hits emmanuel sanders in the end zone for the game tying touchdown -- and then the drama. chiefs coach andy reid decides to try to move the ball, instead of killing the clock and going into overtime! it turned out to be the wrong move. >> they are going to run it. on the draw to charles. >> oh, it's down. >> the ball is out! it's picked up by the broncos roby and he is in the end zone
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for an unbelievable touchdown! >> denver's bradley roby scoops up jamaal charles' fumble and brings it back for the game winning touchdown. the broncos score 14 points in nine seconds to win 31-24. there is more nfl action coming up this sunday. "the nfl today" kicks things off at noon eastern and "thursday night football" comes to the meadowlands. the new york giants host the washington redskins in next week's game and it's all right here on cbs. here is a story to remind you to never give up. two dogs in washington state were found in the woods a week after they were lost! but here is the best part. tilly, the setter, stayed with her friend phoebe the whole time after phoebe fell into a cistern. tilly only left her friend's side a few minutes a day to find help. they were finally found safe on monday. puppy love is the best kind of love. coming up after your local
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congratulations, man. how are you feeling? i mean, stepping into the seat of a legend of talk shows. that's crazy! who on earth would ever want to do that? that's a buzz saw. get out of there. >> every day, i go what have i done? what have i -- you can't -- you can't -- you can't live up to jon stewart. it's insane. >> a whole new generation of late night hosts meeting at the ed sullivan theater. stephen colbert welcoming the new "daily show" host trevor noah. noah makes his debut on comedy central on september 28th. on tonight's late show, colbert welcomes presidential candidate
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bernie sanders and oscar winning act dress lupita nyong'o. a pair of triplets. carolyn gusoff of our new york city station wcbs was there for the introduction. >> reporter: it was a set of triplets. it's like seeing identical. >> that it owen. >> he's got it right this time. >> reporter: parents kelly and jason finley learned of their exceptional conception in an early sonogram. three babies, all roommates. all womb mates. >> the tech was very quiet and very serious and then she goes, i've never seen this before. i think this is triplets and i'm pretty sure they are identical. >> they fertilized one egg. that egg split once and then one of the other eggs split again, so genetically speaking, they
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are identical. >> reporter: they say this is a medical marvel. >> anywhere from 1 in 70,000 to the high as 1 in 50 million, but a conservative approach is 1 in a million. >> reporter: to the finley's and big brother aden, babies noah, owen and miles are triple the blessing. >> i always say instead of hitting the money lottery, it's the genetic lottery. >> reporter: they weighed in only 3 ounpounds each. only 3-month-old, they are thriving and the finleys leaving nothing to guesswork. >> we are color coding them and one of their toenails is painted to that particular color and we like to keep them when we dress them in the same color for the day. >> reporter: kelly and assistant principal jason, an attorney, say their blessing come with a challenge to make each son feel unique and already they are defying their dna, showing signs of individuality. >> owen -- oh, i mixed it up. i told you. owen is kind of more outgoing. >> reporter: now comes everything three a time.
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in time, three college tuitions. by then, they hope to ditch the color coding as their true coloring comes through. >> that was carolyn gusoff reporting. coming up on "cbs this morning," football players behaving badly. recently incidents on the field. a rare interview for the fast food chain with the chef in and out. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. i'm anne-marie green. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. captioning funded by cbs
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>> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. happy friday. you made it through the workweek. and we're going to hopefully get you through your friday with a little traffic and weather. welcome to the sleepless nights club, julie. >> thank you. >> just dropping by for one day. >> actually i have a great forecast today. a lot of folks -- everyone is excited for the rain and i got all these questions is this the beginning of el nino? are we going to get this every day? no! we are in the middle of a warming trend, 90s and triple digits hitting records by the end of the weekend but for right now out the door any which from the 40s to the 60s your current temperatures depending where you live. clear skies areawide. 60 in oakland, 59 san francisco. your full forecast including the warming trend is coming up. first how are the roads? >> looking good. good morning, everybody. caltrans has been busy overnight. they have a couple of ramps shut down

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